Professional journalists fluent in English can compete for this award.

The BBC is seeking individuals living and working in Africa, who combine strong journalism skills, on-air flair and an exceptional talent in telling African stories for the BBC World News Komla Dumor Award.

Komla Dumor was a BBC News journalist whose passion was to tell African stories to the world with honesty and integrity.

It’s a legacy that the BBC wants to continue.

The BBC News Komla Dumor Award will be made to an outstanding individual living and working in Africa, who combines strong journalism skills, on air flair, and an exceptional talent in telling African stories with the ambition and potential to become a star of the future.

The winner will receive a three-month training and development opportunity with the BBC in London, starting in early September 2023. 

The BBC will cover travel, accommodations and visa expenses, in addition to providing a stipend.

The deadline is Feb. 14.

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